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Daniel Aaron Horowitz

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  • I want to file a civil lawsuit

    I was physically assaulted by another employee causing me to go to ER for treatment for the injury and pain he cause to my face,headache, double vision,neck and lower back and after leaving the ER I went and file a police report and the took pictu...

    Daniel’s Answer

    There are three ways for you to obtain money.
    1. Worker's Compensation
    2. Personal injury lawsuit
    3. Compensation for out of pocket in the criminal case.
    You will probably get one lawyer for the Worker's Comp and another lawyer for items 2 & 3. You will probably have to reimburse worker's comp for your medical expenses (but only out of any recovery for items 2 &3)

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  • I was bitten numerous times by bedbugs at motel and kicked out. What steps do I take or who do I call for immediate help

    I checked into motel for 3 days. I notice bites over my body, further inspection I noticed bedbugs on mattress and across floor. I notified manager and he moved my party to a room that was filthy and infested with bugs. I complained and then was k...

    Daniel’s Answer

    Most cities have agencies that inspect motels for health issues. I'd contact them and make a complaint, they might inspect. I'd post on bedbug registry online.

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  • If I was stabbed by my ex boyfriend on the property of a hotel can I sue them ? For not helping me when I ran in the office

    When I checked in I asked for a room in front they garnered I would be safe in the back .I was two doors away from security camera and no one called 911 I ran to the office drenched in blood and begged the manager to lock the door I feared for my...

    Daniel’s Answer

    I strongly disagree with the negative answers previously. You TOLD them about a security issue and they CHOSE to rent to you. The choice of location front/back is not so much the issue. Once you were hurt, they had an obligation to provide a basic level of care. I'd have to research the cases but I have no doubt that a hotel/motel has a duty of care above that of a person off the street. I'm too far from you to take this, but someone will.

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  • Long story short, a person assaulted me cause me bodily harm.

    Long story short, I went inside my friends cottage, Chris said to me the next time I see you around I am going to hurt you. His girlfriend said to him to calm down. He went outside, I was inside, then he came at me and said, "I don't want to see y...

    Daniel’s Answer

    It will destroy the criminal case. You can get out of pocket costs but not pain and suffering in restitution in the criminal case. Maybe there is insurance coverage for the homeowner/renter but not likely under these facts. Can't hurt to contact a lawyer but I wouldn't even consider a case like this..... and few would because it is mainly a criminal issue.

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  • Do I need a person injury lawyer?

    I was going to court in Van Nuys with my kids. The sidewalk was lifted by a nearby tree. My kids and I fell. I made it to the courthouse door and asked the guard to call paramedics. The skin on my left ring finger was scraped off because of this ...

    Daniel’s Answer

    The condition was dangerous to you and it will be dangerous to others. It is worth pursuing for that reason. However, unless you have some hidden injury it will pay little. BUT, why not find a first or second year lawyer who would be happy to make a few hundred dollars on the claim. You'd get the satisfaction of helping a new lawyer, getting a few dollars for yourself and pushing the entity/person responsible to fix the problem.

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  • If a misdemeanor charge was dropped 2 years ago, can I still be charged with a felony?

    Bar fight that occurred 23 months ago. Misdemeanor was dropped for lack of evidence. I was the only one arrested out of the brawl. Police records state I was attacked first and one kid suffered a fractured skull (supposively from me). Even though ...

    Daniel’s Answer

    In reality, on those facts, it will never be charged. Maybe if new, stunning facts emerged and the person hit had permanent brain injury, then ,,, maybe,,, But otherwise it is over.

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  • I was convicted and charged with battery about 6 years ago. Can the case be reopened? Can I still get my RN license?

    I was charged and convicted with a battery misdemeanor about 6 years ago, served a 1 year probation, and completed a battery program. I am currently applying to nursing school and applying for work at a hospital. What are my options to reducing th...

    Daniel’s Answer

    You can still get your license but it will take some expert help. I would contact Roger Calton. roger@cjattorneys.com
    Telephone: (949) 222-2008

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  • I'm in urgent need of a Criminal Pro-Bono attorney In San Diego, CA for my adult son. Can someone on here recommend one please

    My son was arrested early Sunday morning while waiting for his ride and is being accused of robbery, battery and civil rights bail is a 100,000 for a crime he didn't commit. I know a public defender will try and get him to settle. I wouldn't be a...

    Daniel’s Answer

    You will not get a good attorney "Pro Bono" regardless of the equities. Your public defender's office has excellent attorneys and I would not discount them so quickly. Your only chance to get a "fighter", free of charge is to find a new, young attorney who wants to learn from your case. I hear a lot of criticism of public defenders but from my experience, the vast majority do a great job. Due to the serious nature of the offenses, I expect that you will get an experienced lawyer. Your only real choice is to work with them. Any excellent, private attorney will cost upwards of $ 25,000 to take the case to trial. Sorry, but that is the truth. If someone says they will do it free or cheap, they very, very, very, VERY, rarely will do a good job.

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  • Can prior police incident reports or police records with no arrest or charges be used in a current criminal case against someone

    Current case is a manslaughter charge with no prior criminal record

    Daniel’s Answer

    They can. For limited purposes the paper reports themselves may be admissible under the public records exception to the hearsay rule. If the person charged is raising manslaughter, he/she will likely testify about the circumstances. The reports will not be directly admissible but will be the reference point for the introduction of conduct showing a prior propensity toward violence or aggression (and while character evidence is generally not admissible at trial, trust me, if the person testifies, prior bad conduct comes in for credibility and ultimately the barn door is open ....)

    What I worry about when I write this answer is the danger that a case charged as manslaughter escalates and is refiled as a 2nd degree murder. You really need a good attorney for manslaughter charges. I hope your question is not a "second guessing" or checking on an attorney you feel comfortable with. (I don't travel to your area so I'm not looking for this case by the way.) :]

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  • Can a prosecutor file a duplicate criminal complaint with a court clerk prior to the trial court Judge - Respondant to an Appell

    Can a prosecutor file a duplicate criminal complaint with a court clerk prior to the trial court Judge - Respondant to an Appellate Court's Writ of Mandate Order - entering a dismissal order of all pending charges and the pre-filed duplicate crimi...

    Daniel’s Answer

    Not the easiest question to answer. In the past, I have argued that the refiling under a new case number is a tacit dismissal of the earlier charge. Not much case law on this.

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